Harman Kardon Citation 500 (Grey) Voice Activated Smart Speaker

Harman Kardon Citation 500 (Grey)

Voice Activated Smart Speaker

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£579
For mighty sound from a Smart speaker you need look no further than the range-topping Harmon Kardon Citation 500.

Power to impress

As the Citation’s top of the range Smart speaker, the 500 has power to spare. Featuring a 200 watt amplifier and twin woofers, the Citation 500 matches much larger hi-fi systems for its room-filling ability. For a single speaker you’ll also find the bass drops way lower than you might expect.

Harman Kardon quality sound
World renowned for their premium home and in-car hi-fi systems, Harman Kardon have over 65 years of high-end audio experience. This immense knowledge is condensed into the Citation 500 for first-rate sound quality. As well as powerful bass, the Citation 500 uses 2-way speakers to deliver clarity and a lifelike sound that brings you closer to the live performance.

Pair up for even more immersive sound
Although the Citation already has stereo speakers built-in, you can make the sound even more immersive by paring up two speakers for even broader stereo sound. Ideal for larger rooms and higher volumes, twin speakers take the sound to whole new level.

Colour touchscreen
The built-in colour touch screen enhances the user interface of this impressive speaker. Control your music by touch (perfect if you don’t have your smartphone to hand) or just view extra information about the music on the colour display.

Sleek, good looks
Using a premium wool blended fabric, made by Kvadrat, and rounded style the Citation 500 blends smoothly with your room. Available in black or grey the speaker is both distinctive and unobtrusive.

Built-in Google Assistant for voice support
With Google Assistant built-in, this Harman Kardon smart speaker is one of the smartest speakers around. Just talk to the speaker to stream music, find answers on Google Search (the world’s most popular search engine) and manage everyday tasks. As part of the Google Home system, you can also use the speaker to voice control your smart home – perfect for keeping control of a Nest thermostat, for example.

Chromecast Support for near limitless audio streaming
Chromecast Audio lets you stream music, podcasts and audio apps. With over 300 music services available, there’s always something to listen to on the Citation 500.

Stream direct with Bluetooth 4.2
As well as wi-fi music streaming, the Citation 500 also accepts Bluetooth. For quick and easy music streaming, simply pair your smartphone or tablet and go. Ideal for parties or when friends come over, Bluetooth connectivity is ideal for quick and easy music sharing.

Make it into a Citation multi-room system
As part of the Citation multi-room system, you can create a harmonious sound system all around your home. Use the app on your smartphone or tablet and play different music in different rooms or choose to play the same music throughout – perfect for parties, entertaining or just for music as you clean up!

For a Smart speaker that thinks big, the Harman Kardon Citation 500 tops them all.

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We’ll beat any genuine advertised price, even from the web & give you up to £100!

We're confident that our prices are amongst the very keenest out there, so we've made it as easy as pie to qualify for our Price Beat. Richer Sounds also guarantees to beat web prices, and Price Beat is even valid for 7 days after purchase, so if you've seen a cheaper price, let us know, and we'll happily beat that price by up to £100!

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Free UK delivery

Next working day delivery and timed options available. Please see checkout for further details.

Buy now, pay later available
by phone, on items over £500

We offer 6 month interest free options. Call our Telesales team for details.

For purchases over £500, pay a 10% deposit now and the balance in 6 months. Pay the balance in full before the end of the 6 months and there is no interest to pay whatsoever, just a one-off settlement fee of £29. Subject to application, financial circumstances and borrowing history. Ts&Cs apply. 19.9% APR representative. Find out more

 Disabled assistance

All products that are available to purchase on the Richer Sounds website can be delivered free to blind, partially sighted or those with a disability.

Please contact web after sales for more info.
For delivery of in-store only deals, please contact your local store for more details.
T&Cs apply - see our delivery page.
For mighty sound from a Smart speaker you need look no further than the range-topping Harmon Kardon Citation 500.

Power to impress

As the Citation’s top of the range Smart speaker, the 500 has power to spare. Featuring a 200 watt amplifier and twin woofers, the Citation 500 matches much larger hi-fi systems for its room-filling ability. For a single speaker you’ll also find the bass drops way lower than you might expect.

Harman Kardon quality sound
World renowned for their premium home and in-car hi-fi systems, Harman Kardon have over 65 years of high-end audio experience. This immense knowledge is condensed into the Citation 500 for first-rate sound quality. As well as powerful bass, the Citation 500 uses 2-way speakers to deliver clarity and a lifelike sound that brings you closer to the live performance.

Pair up for even more immersive sound
Although the Citation already has stereo speakers built-in, you can make the sound even more immersive by paring up two speakers for even broader stereo sound. Ideal for larger rooms and higher volumes, twin speakers take the sound to whole new level.

Colour touchscreen
The built-in colour touch screen enhances the user interface of this impressive speaker. Control your music by touch (perfect if you don’t have your smartphone to hand) or just view extra information about the music on the colour display.

Sleek, good looks
Using a premium wool blended fabric, made by Kvadrat, and rounded style the Citation 500 blends smoothly with your room. Available in black or grey the speaker is both distinctive and unobtrusive.

Built-in Google Assistant for voice support
With Google Assistant built-in, this Harman Kardon smart speaker is one of the smartest speakers around. Just talk to the speaker to stream music, find answers on Google Search (the world’s most popular search engine) and manage everyday tasks. As part of the Google Home system, you can also use the speaker to voice control your smart home – perfect for keeping control of a Nest thermostat, for example.

Chromecast Support for near limitless audio streaming
Chromecast Audio lets you stream music, podcasts and audio apps. With over 300 music services available, there’s always something to listen to on the Citation 500.

Stream direct with Bluetooth 4.2
As well as wi-fi music streaming, the Citation 500 also accepts Bluetooth. For quick and easy music streaming, simply pair your smartphone or tablet and go. Ideal for parties or when friends come over, Bluetooth connectivity is ideal for quick and easy music sharing.

Make it into a Citation multi-room system
As part of the Citation multi-room system, you can create a harmonious sound system all around your home. Use the app on your smartphone or tablet and play different music in different rooms or choose to play the same music throughout – perfect for parties, entertaining or just for music as you clean up!

For a Smart speaker that thinks big, the Harman Kardon Citation 500 tops them all.
Brand Harman Kardon
Colour Grey
Weight (KG) 7.6
Bluetooth Yes
Internet Radio Services Yes
Smartphone control Yes
Speaker Dimensions WxDxH (mm) 374 x 172 x 212
Remote Control yes
Wi-Fi Built In yes
Power Output - Watts per CH 200w
Analogue Input No
Works with Philips Hue, Nest, Google, Samsung SmartThings, Hive
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Great sound but not the best software support When I first purchased the Citation 500, the sound was the best I've heard, the sound is amazing till this day with the right highs, mids, bass at moderate to high volumes, its a listening experience you want to truly hear someday but Harman state it supports 2.4ghz and 5ghz routers but I'm having issues with this speaker struggling to connect a lot of the time, basically it'll work 2 out of the 7 days per week and I told Harman and they said to get a 5ghz router but my issue is why state it works for 2.4ghz connection when more often than not it doesn't, it only works when it wants to and sadly I'm moving to Sonos, may have had the best listening experience but only when I can listen which is like 2 days a week for an hour tops so it ain't worth it. It has too many software issues and they need fixing and I've had it nearly 2 years, spoke to Harman and all they say is try this try that and upgrade your router, too many issues and they can't do nothing when they state it supports 2.4ghz. But if you have a 5ghz router you are all set but if you have what I have then I wouldn't even bother with 2.4 ghz. All and all its the best listening experience ever but without good internals and software there isn't much to go off. Amazing listening experience, lacks what Harman states and bugs in the constant software updates they release. 3 stars is all I can give when it lacks so much.
Date published: 2020-06-06
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Many problems in the latest firmware! The most important problem in the new firmware from 03.03.2020 (0.97.91591.0x8fcffa9) is the sound. It is simply impossible to listen to it. He was perfect in the previous version of the firmware. You for some reason do not ask if I want to update to the new version of the SOFTWARE. I don't need your new features, languages... for me, the most important thing is a beautiful sound!!! Other problem: After a while, the album covers disappear . When the volume is lowered, 6% is always lit, although the sound is no longer there. Of course, the reset was made several times. Via the menu and via the button. What do your engineers do? Aren't there too many flaws in the new firmware? Disappointment!!!
Date published: 2020-03-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from HK Citation 500 Equipment meet all specifications. The price is too high.
Date published: 2020-03-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great sound Great product with a powerful sound for all my Spotify music
Date published: 2020-02-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from More than amazing audio I got this beautiful beast and the audio was unbelievably amazing. However, I was told that there would be no audio lag from Bluetooth on my iPad when watching a film. There is so it went Beck the next day. It is a massive shame as the audio was the best I have ever heard. Better that my sound touch sound bar with base box. The Bose has Bluetooth with no lag. Very unhappy with that.
Date published: 2019-11-05
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Harman Kardon Citation 500 (Grey) is rated 3.8 out of 5 by 5.
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6 Year Guarantee included
for VIPs

Our VIP club is completely FREE for ALL customers and comprises a fantastic set of privileges.

Sign up instantly in-store or here.
You can also read all about the benefits of our 6 Year Guarantees here.

Lowest price guaranteed!

We’ll beat any genuine advertised price, even from the web & give you up to £100!

We're confident that our prices are amongst the very keenest out there, so we've made it as easy as pie to qualify for our Price Beat. Richer Sounds also guarantees to beat web prices, and Price Beat is even valid for 7 days after purchase, so if you've seen a cheaper price, let us know, and we'll happily beat that price by up to £100!

Products must be brand new, boxed, carry a comparable guarantee and be in stock at time of purchase. Richer Sounds price used to compare will be net of any voucher / trade in discounts.
T&Cs apply

Free UK delivery

Next working day delivery and timed options available. Please see checkout for further details.

Buy now, pay later available
by phone, on items over £500

We offer 6 month interest free options. Call our Telesales team for details.

For purchases over £500, pay a 10% deposit now and the balance in 6 months. Pay the balance in full before the end of the 6 months and there is no interest to pay whatsoever, just a one-off settlement fee of £29. Subject to application, financial circumstances and borrowing history. Ts&Cs apply. 19.9% APR representative. Find out more

 Disabled assistance

All products that are available to purchase on the Richer Sounds website can be delivered free to blind, partially sighted or those with a disability.

Please contact web after sales for more info.
For delivery of in-store only deals, please contact your local store for more details.
T&Cs apply - see our delivery page.